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CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 8:00am EST
introduce dr. beatrix hoffman to you. she is a leading historian of u.s. health care system. i bet you have been very busy during this political season. with the debate about what is best in health care, what is best in health care insurance, what is best for women's health-care rights, being in the air everywhere we look. as a person addicted to both politics and academic and women's history, i and i'm sure all of us are interested in this presentation so thanks for being here. you couldn't be in a better counter this talky their since much of grand rapids has been very highly invested in the health-care industry, hoping to develop stellar health education, research, innovation in practice, all in the quest for great health-care you. i hope you will be able to see what we call health-care in michigan where so much investment in medical health related work has been made. beatrix hoffman is chair of history at northern illinois. she completed her ph.d. as everyone at my table did at rutgers university in 1996. she has written extensively on the history of american health care reform inc
RT
Dec 8, 2012 10:30am EST
said that the u.s. is in part to blame for afghanistan's instability check it out. it's. for a number of years ago a growing perception the kind of stuff. that. it's a significant part of it you could just of in afghanistan it's caused by the we. do know that states and some of its allies. promoted to. get started by spreading corruption in afghanistan by. employing private security firms who became involved or all and. so having private mercenaries running around under the cloak of impunity has people in afghanistan pissed off can't say i'm not shocked that that that's not all because when the reporter probed even further cars i had this to say a. very strong perception that the some of the skills to use the term stimulus wow president karzai himself is saying that afghans believe their insecurity is intentionally brought on by nato and the u.s. and you know what makes sense especially when i think of incidents such as the marines were found you're needed on the corpses of taliban fighters or the soldier who went off on a murderous killing spree one night seventeen innocent ci
PBS
Dec 8, 2012 12:30pm PST
week of january, the u.s. economy will be hit by $600 billion of automatic tax increases. and automatic spending cuts. the phenomenon known as the fiscal cliff. if that happens, it will trigger a recession, or worse. so, president obama is taking action and insisting that republicans agree to increase the existing marginal tax rates on the wealthiest top 2% of u.s. taxpayers. and of course, there is more to the deal. but there will be no negotiations on that big part of the deal unless that tax on the wealthiest 2% is negotiated now. the president could not be more emphatic in stressing the indispensable element of surmounting the cliff is that super-rich revenue. >> we're not insisting on rates just out of spite. or out of any kind of partisan bickering. but rather because we need to raise a certain amount of revenue. >> okay. here is john boehner, the republican house speaker. >> if you look at the plans that the white house have talked about thus far, they couldn't pass either house of the congress. >> republicans proposed raising $800 billion in extra revenues. and that re
RT
Dec 8, 2012 3:30pm EST
citizens on u.s. soil and although the senate recently passed a two thousand and thirteen n.d.a. along with the new provision allegedly protecting american citizens from indefinite detention many legal experts are saying not so fast and they're speculating that the new bill might actually be worse than its predecessor so here to talk about the n.b.a. and the significance of this latest amendment i'm joined by pandering bolen founder and director of revolution truth and one of the seven plaintiff plaintiffs are in the n.b.a. indefinite detention the lawsuit against president obama thank you so much for coming on and. so can you first explain breakdown this feinstein amendment because i really think a lot of people are really confused by including myself. well i understand at least so because the reporting on it has been very confusing a lot of us where some of the charring prematurely because we looked on a circus like it was a positive thing but we really can break it down there are a number of significant objections to the finance and those include the ones that you are ready for such
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 4:00am PST
join the party in the home of president obama. crist ran for the u.s. senate as an independent in 2010, but was defeated by marco rubio. some are speculating this move is in preparation for another run for governor against rick scott in 2014. >>> the supreme court has decided to take up two major same-sex marriage cases. the first is the defense of marriage act. the 1996 law denies federal benefits to legally married same-sex couples. right now around 120,000 legally married same-sex couples in the u.s. the second is california's proposition 8. that made same-sex marriage illegal in the state. a decision on these cases is expected next year. >>> is this the end of gangnum style mania? korean pop star psy which is the most watched video in youtube history is apologizing for an anti-american lyrics that aired in 2004. made its way around online. it included lyrics calling for the deaths of american troops serving in iraq. in his apology he said his performance was emotionally charged and, "while i'm grateful for the freedom to express one self, i learn there is some limits to what l
RT
Dec 8, 2012 3:00pm EST
destruction in the possession of another country period the u.s. and britain are increasingly building up a case against syria claiming it's preparing to use chemical weapons we look at whether the iraq lesson has been learned. meanwhile the u.k. is seeking to change the. help for the rebels is the aid could fall into the hands of radical islamists. a tragic turn in the coverage of the u.k. pregnancy with the suspected suicide of the focus of a media frenzy which some say has gone too far. around the world on screen online international news and comment live from moscow the egyptian opposition's growing pressure on president morsi is starting to yield results following days of protests culminating in friday's massive march on the presidential palace signs have appeared that the islamist leader might give in to one of the key demands the controversial referendum on an islamic led constitution could be delayed but that still would not guarantee a resolution to the standoff as karo based reporter true explains. the president may see the referendum for spawn's here in egypt provid
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
house speaker did give us one flash of hope if you listen to his words very carefully. the u.s. is updating its military plans against syria as new intelligence shows assad's regime is loading sarin gas into bombs. and president obama's pot problem. let's go "outfront." >>> i'm tom foreman in for erin burnett. "outfront" tonight, the magic number after a whole week of harsh words here in washington and threats too, did house speaker john boehner hint ever so slightly at a compromise today that could finally edge us away from the dreaded fiscal cliff? it comes down to tax rates. this is a huge sticking point in the stalled negotiations between the president and mr. boehner. obama says the top rate on household income above $250,000 should rise from 35% to 39.6%. boehner wants the rate to stay at 35% or even lower. but what about meeting in the middle? around 37%? listen carefully to the speaker when he was asked today whether that rate could be the answer to this impasse. >> there are a lot of things that are possible. to put the revenue the president seeks on the table. but none of
FOX News
Dec 8, 2012 1:00pm PST
custody. egyptian authorities busting him in cairo and getting assistance from u.s. intelligence agencies. hello, i'm gregg jarrett. >> heather: i'm had heather childers. welcome to a brand-new hour. the suspect has been identified as this man, mohammad jamal amad he was in the process of trying to launch a new affiliated of al-qaeda in egypt, but the focus so his links to the brool attack that killed four americans including our ambassador to libya, christopher stevens. molly henneberg is live in washington. >> molly: he is is a leader in the terror world. he is ambitious. he is very dangerous and now egyptian authorities aided u.s. intelligence have him. they have been tracking for months according to the "wall street journal" and interested in him intensified as some of the followers participated in the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. he was captured within the past week but we don't have many details had in how he was detained. they have not been able to interrogated him yet. he is a former egyptian jihad member. he was released from an egyptian prison in march of 2
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
. wade or brown v. board of education. the issue the u.s. supreme court agreed to take on that will make history. >> all of those who argued for nonintervention because of the things that might happen have now happened because we failed to intervene. >>> when is enough enough? that is the question many are asking about syria, as the death toll climbs and concerns mount over chemical weapons. now some lawmakers are saying it may be too late to stop mass destruction. >>> and a toddler taken from the only parents she ever knew because of a little known federal law. now they're fighting to get her back, and may be on their way to the supreme court. i'll talk with them live. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. it is 10:00 on the east coast, 7:00 on the west. thanks so much for starting your day with us. it was supposed to be just for laughs. humor. the listeners with a lighthearted prank. two radio deejays called the london hospital where the duchess of cambridge was being treated and tricked a nurse to get details about her condition. two days later, that nurse, 46-year-old jaci
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 10:00am EST
. all three of which in my view threaten u.s. interests in africa and require the attention of the government and the world. that's why we convened the hearing to assess and a path forward and stabilize the situation and to address ongoing humanitarian needs. i would like to welcome my friend and partner on the subcommittee senator ikesson and i understand we may well be joined by others and to thank our distinguished witnesses for sharing their insight and expertise. earlier this year, a security and political vacuum was exploited by extremists. today al qaeda and aqim and two affiliated groups control the majority of northern malli an area roughly the size of the state of texas making it the largest territory controlled by islamist extremists in the world. i am concerned the current approach is not comprehensive and forward leaning enough to address all threeze crises, security and plit and humanitarian. today we'll examine the policies. we'll assess evolving plans for a regionly led multilateral intervention and consider the complimentry goals of encouraging elections and restor
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
holiday shoppers to the hospital. but first from fox this friday nate. the u.s. supreme court is about to jump into the national argument over gay marriage. and the question of whether same sex couples should have the same rights that every other american already enjoys. hours ago the court agreed to consider legal challenges to california's ban on same sex marriage, proposition 8 they call it and in addition, to the federal defense of marriage act. two different things. that act restricts federal benefits gay couples can get by defining marriage as something that exists between a man and a woman. 38 states have laws or amendments that outlaw gay marriage. north carolina the most recent state to prohibit it it but nine states, and the district of columbia have already legalized gay marriage or in the process of doing so now. this has been one of the most charged social issues in the marriage. polls indicate people support gay marriage. now we know within a matter of months the supreme court could help settle it once and for all. molly henneberg on fox top story live for us in washington t
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 1:00am PST
might support the inflammatory flames heard on the floor of the u.s. senate used to block a u.n. treaty. a treaty meant to improve the lives of millions of disabled people around the world. hundreds of millions. the treaty is called the united nations conventions on the rights of persons with disabilities. it was modeled on the americans with disabilities act. the treaty was meant to encourage other countries to be more like the u.s. on the issue of equal rights for the disabled. also disabled americans who visit or live in other countries could potentially benefit from the u.n. treaty. 125 countries ratified it. but on tuesday, 38 u.s. republican senators voted against it. there names are right there. some of them flip-flopped at the last minute. some had signaled support for the treaty and then indicated they'd vote for it only to vote against it. one of the measure's co-sponsored, jerry mirrand, actually voted against it. so the guy who co-sponsored it voted against it. we asked him to come on the program yesterday, today as well. he declined. a former senator got involved on
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 2:00pm PST
egypt and there is an american connection. u.s. officials are working to figure out if the man played a part in the attack on the consulate in libya that killed four americans, including the u.s. ambassador. the egyptians say their suspect is the leader of a terror network. we're working our sources for you, so stay tuned, live on cnn. >>> and egypt's president could be backing off a power group that led to a national crisis. mohamed morsy says he is willing to change the decree that critics say would give him too much power. the offer would not be enough, though, to satisfy the egyptians furious. at least six people have died in clashes, we'll bring you to cairo for the latest on that. >>> and president obama and house speaker john boehner are talking again. but that is about the only thing close to progress in efforts to avoid the fiscal cliff. president obama used his weekly address insisting he is ready to make the tough decisions on spending cuts. >> i am willing to make more entitlement spending cuts on top of the one trillion in spending cuts i signed into law last year. but if
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
single shred of evidence that might support the inflammatory claims heard on the floor of the u.s. senate that were used to block a u.n. treaty, a treaty meant to improve the lives of millions of disabled people around the entire world. now, the treaty is called the united nations conventions on the rights of persons with disabilities and it was modeled on the americans with disabilities act. now, the treaty was meant to encourage other countries to be more like the u.s. on the issue of equal rights for the disabled. also disabled americans or vets who visit or live in other countries could potentially benefit from the treaty. 125 countries ratified the treaty but on tuesday, 38 u.s. republicans, senators, voted against it. their names right there on the right of the screen. some of them flip-flopped at the last minute, some senators had actually signaled support for the treaty, then indicated that they would vote for it only to vote against it. one of the actual measures co-sponsors of it, he actually voted against it. one of the co-sponsors. amazing. he voted against the bill he
PBS
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
faction is not taken. right now there is a standoff which christine lagarde has warned u.s. lawmakers, they have a duty to solve. we sat down with her here in washington. >> christine lagarde, the fiscal cliff, how concerned are they about the ramifications? >> people around the world are concerned about it. it appears to be the case there was more concerned about the eurozone than the fiscal cliff. now things have changed and there is more concerned about the fiscal cliff. they asked about a resolution. >> what could the impact speed? we are looking at a time when the global recovery is fragile at best. >> of u.s. is 20% of the global economy. if the u.s. suffers as a result of a fiscal cliff, a complete wiping out of its growth is going to have repercussions around the world. probably half of that. if the u.s. economy has less growth, it will probably be 1% less in mexico, canada, probably less so in europe and japan. but there will be a ripple effects. >> are you worried about it? >> yes. of course i worry about it. the u.s. is a big chunk of the global economy. it has often been a
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm EST
in developing policy. prior to joining humana 2011, mr. broussard, u.s. oncology. large producers and providers of health care products to major health care institutions. that background, mr. brousard brings a broad perspective on health care issues facing our country. mr. broussard holds his undergraduate degree from texas a&m and an mba from the university of houston. were very much looking forward to your comments today. thanks for being here. [applause] >> thank you. well, thank you. i really appreciate the opportunity from each one of you. our nation is actually wrestling -- [inaudible] a large amount of debt the united states is facing. i will outline the challenge we face. i'll also show you some transforming health care is one of the ways we can solve that issue. i'll demonstrate how new approaches to integrating the delivery system and how it is already achieving some result outside of the federal government. the health care can harness simplicity, has sustainability, even if the health care system undergoes some significant transformations. first, but to take a moment an
RT
Dec 8, 2012 2:00pm EST
in egypt. the u.s. . has been. from. the egyptian opposition's growing pressure on president morsi is starting to yield results. on the presidential palace. the. constitution could be delayed but that still would not. true explain. the president may see the referendum for spawn's here in egypt provided the opposition forces open dialogue with the president's without preconditions which people see on the streets as meaning without the respite demands here the presidential palace doesn't say spontaneous it's an overnight in protest of this controversial decrees that president morsi released two weeks ago which they see as a power grab and of course the constitution which is going to refer in the next week stacey's dismissed as it was written by an islamist dominated constitutional assembly overnight scenes here with tents as the muslim brotherhood's gathered in nearby mosques to the presidential palace and there are rumors that they would march on the city and how that never happens the scenes were very calm after we witnessed extraordinary scene yesterday when hundreds of thousands
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 5:00am PST
national convention in september as an independent. he ran for the u.s. senate two years ago as an independent but lost to marco rubio and served as governor of florida as a republican. sum are speculating crist made this latest move in preparation for a run against incumbent florida governor rick scott in 2014. >>> lawmakers want answers about what that deadly depth seventh attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya is all about. soon they may hear from secretary of state hillary clinton. she will testify before a house committee on a state department report expected next week. u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens and three other americans were killed when the consulate was stormed three months ago. >>> in britain, a prank call from an australian radio station to the hospital treating the duchess of cambridge has turned tragic. two deejays called the hospital, tricked a nurse to get information about katherine's condition. well, that nurse was found dead friday of an apparent suicide. she leaves behind a husband and two children. > the two deejays are suspended and the ceo
RT
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am EST
dollar u.s. intelligence community has two weapons of mass destruction in the possession of another country period the u.s. and britain are increasingly building up a case against syria claiming it's preparing to use chemical weapons we look at what's triggered the alarm and whether the rocky lesson has been learned. meanwhile the u.k. seeking to change the e.u. arms embargo against syria to step up helpful the rebels despite fears the aid could fall into the hands of radical islamists. in egypt because there are signs mohamed morsi might be giving in to opposition pressure after tens of thousands converge on the presidential palace but dialogue remains a distant prospect. the tragic turn in the coverage of the u.k. royal pregnancy with the suspected suicide of a nurse now the focus of a frenzy which some say has gone beyond. its pm here in moscow you live on archie with me to be on the same britain has joined the u.s. saying planes they have intelligence is suggesting syria might be preparing to use chemical weapons western countries have said the use of such weapons would trigger
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2012 5:00am PST
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FOX News
Dec 8, 2012 9:00am PST
terrorist responsible for killing four american in bung bung. u.s. officials egyptian authorities with the help of american intelligence have retained the leader behind the attack on the u.s. consulate. we'll talk about the big development and egyptian protestors expressing anger over president morcey- mursi's power. military warning that serious talk're talks are the only way to avoid a catastrophe. fox news alert. u.s. are saying with the alleged ring leader of the terrorist network tide to the brutal atalk that killed four americans. this may have stopped a new launch of al qaeda. molly? >> u.s. officials have not had a chance to interrogate him yet. but they have been tracking this guy for months. egyptian authorities arrested muhammad amad in the past week or so. he's 45 years old and the leader of a group that took part in the deadly attack in benghazi, libya on september 11th. he appears to be ambitious and big plans for the group. this is what we know about him. a former egyptian jihad member and released arab spring and setting up terror training camps in libya and egypt
FOX News
Dec 8, 2012 10:00am PST
suspected of taking part in the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate where ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed. u.s. intelligence reportedly take part in the capture. molly henneberg has more for us from washington. >> hi, jamie, a leader in the terror world, ambitious and very dangerous and now, egyptian authorities aided have him. and the u.s. officials have been tracking him for months according to the wall street journal and interest in him intensified after some of his follow,participated in the attack on the consulate in libya. we don't have details how or when-- how or where he was detained. u.s. officials have not been able to interrogate him yet. here is what we do know: he's a former egyptian jihad member, released from prison in march -- he was in prison in egypt, he was released in march, 2011 during the arab spring. he's now the leader of the jamal network and been setting up terror training camps in libya and egypt with help from al-qaeda in yemen and trying to set up al-qaeda in egypt. meanwhile, secretary of state hillary clinton wi
FOX News
Dec 8, 2012 3:00pm PST
he is arrested for his alleged role in the attack that killed four americans including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. molly is live in washington with the latest. hi, molly. >> hi, rick. he is a leader in the terror world. he is ambitious and very dangerous and now egyptian authorities aided by u.s. intelligence have him. officials have been tracking him for months according to the "wall street journal" and interest intensified after followers participated in the attack in benghazi, libya. he was captured in the past week or so, but we don't have details yet on how he was detained. u.s.ish ifs have not been able to interrogate him yet. here is what we know. ahmad is a former egyptian jihad member. he was released from a prison in march of 2011. he is the leader of the jamal network and has been setting up terror training camps in libya and egypt with some financial help from al-qaeda and yemen. and he was trying to set up al-qaeda in egypt. meanwhile secretary of state hillary clinton will be testifying on the benghazi uhing tay. a review board investigating the attack shou
RT
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
headlines for friday december seventh two thousand well it's jobs day u.s. jobs numbers for november came in better than expected with the b.l.s. report showing one hundred forty six thousand jobs were added much more than expected and the unemployment rate fell to seven point seven percent but why did the rate went down because more people left the labor force and when you look at the lack of exciting increases in wages that also comes out in this report what should we really make of it all and what does that portend for housing which our guest barry habib mortgage exact thinks has been a bright spot for the economy we'll hear from them plus brace yourself the f one c meets next week and some are forecasting the fed may announce more bond purchases after they do so so what is the antidote to unhinge money printing and centrally planned price fixing could gold play a role john butler is here to counter some claims we heard on this show earlier in the week and our trip down memory lane with author kevin phillips on his account of seven hundred seventy five lead to some questions on th
RT
Dec 8, 2012 1:00pm EST
dollar u.s. intelligence community as to weapons of mass destruction in the possession of another country. the u.s. and britain are increasingly building up a case against syria claiming it's preparing to use chemical weapons we look at iraq has been. seeking to change that. syria to step up help for the rebels despite the aid could fall into the hands of radical islamists. coverage of the u.k. with the suspected suicide of a now the focus of a media frenzy which some say. around the world on screen online international news from moscow the egyptian opposition is growing pressure on president morsi is starting to yield results following days of protests ending with friday's massive march on the presidential palace signs of a period that the islamist leader might give in to one of the key demands the controversial referendum on an islamic led constitution could be delayed but that still would not guarantee a resolution to the standoff as reported true he explains. the president may see the referendum here in egypt provided the opposition forces open dialogue with the president's wi
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 9:00am PST
. >>> u.s. authorities are investigating whether a man detained in egypt played a role in the attacks on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. egyptian authorities have detained mohamed jamal abu ak med. he was removed from prison after the downfall of mubarak's regime. susan, what do we now know about the arrest of the alleged terror suspect? >> hi, joe. u.s. authorities are looking at whether this man involved in an egypt-based terror network is responsible for that attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi on september 11 according to a u.s. official with direct knowledge of the investigation. mohamed achmed was detained by egyptian authorities. the fbi which is conducting the investigation has not had access to him yet. following the attack he popped up on their radar. the official wouldn't comment on what led them to him. joe. >> what does this investigation mean in the big picture for the benghazi attacks? >> it's running on several different tracks. they are looking at a lot of different people to find out if they are connected. in this case, the man is noted as a ultra radical jihadist.
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 7:00pm EST
senator mark warner on his plan to allow more highly-skilled immigrants into the u.s. at 8 eastern on c-span2, the president and incoming ceo of the nation's second biggest provider of medicare health plans, and at 8 eastern on c-span3, a discussion on scientific predictions about the future and the impact they have on public policy. .. but i think that there's no other art form so readily accessible other than perhaps film, which we work with, too. but it is something -- there is something in literature that just captures the human spirit. >> this weekend, we look behind the scenes at the history and literary life of new york's capital city, albany. saturday at noon eastern on booktv own c-span2, and sunday at 5:00 p.m. on american history tv on c-span3. >> now, a former iranian political prisoner talks about the abuse she suffered. she is joined bay former obama administration at visor on iran who discusses iran's program. the foundation for the defense of democracies held this event. >> good morning. it's a very interesting panel so i want to get quickly into questions. very qui
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 2:45pm EST
population the jewish by considerable margin the biggest recipient of u.s. aid $3 billion annually. israel is also an occupying power, born of war in which two thirds of the indigenous population was driven from their land, israel went on to expand its borders further in 1967 when it conquered the west bank, the gaza strip and golan heights. there are half a million jewish settlers in the occupied territories who enjoy all manner of state subsidies and privileges while palestinians under occupation suffer indignities and humiliation too numerous to mention. the situation is not much better for palestinian citizens in israel who are increasingly treated as a fifth column despite their loyalty that the state has shown little affection over the years. israel's occupation is the longest in modern history and the israeli government appears to be in no hurry to end it particularly if it can change the topic to iran's nuclear program or the threat of islam. unconditional support for israel is not the only reason the united states is viewed with suspicion and hostility in much of the arab and musl
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 4:30am PST
attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. well, now they will hear from secretary of state hillary clinton. she will testify before a house committee on a state department report on the september 11th attack that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. the report is expected next week. >>> to politics now, he served his state as republican, left the party and turned independent and now charlie crist is officially a democrat. crist announced friday on twitter that he had signed papers switching party affiliation. some are speculating that he made the move perhaps to position himself for a run against republican governor rick scott. co coming up in 2014. >>> look at this wild police chase through the streets of miami. police say a man stole a u-haul truck and sped away from police when an officer tried to stop him. when they finally got the truck to stop, you can see it there, they drew their guns. but watch what happens next. a mob of law enforcement surrounds the truck and they break the window and yank the suspect out of the driver seat. the police pounce o
SFGTV2
Dec 8, 2012 12:00am PST
pleasure to be here with you this morning on the green ship of our u.s. navy. it's very appropriate that it be here heading the fleet in san francisco. admiral beeman, thank you very much for your leadership. it is impressive what we are accomplishing. just two years ago, we started with an understanding that our military, the coast guard, the u.s. navy, the marine corps, had something that we really needed. it's called logistics expertise. and we recognized that and with the help of our fleet week association, with the help of our honorary chair, former secretary of state george scholtz, along with senator feinstein who started fleet week, we began to appreciate in addition to appreciating the men and women in uniform and the wonderful attributes of having fleet week and the blue angels and the parade of ships, we could also be working on something very important to this city. all across the world there are examples after example and i know the men and women and leadership of the uss macon know this after their tour of duty these past months, all over the world there are disasters and emer
RT
Dec 8, 2012 8:30am EST
for to have ok it is a u.s. domestic investment net of depreciation so essentially as you explained it to me this shows that businesses aren't investing enough to keep up with how the country's capital stock is depreciating it sounds alarming but what exactly does this mean. well it means that growth in the future that is not just cyclical structurally that is potential growth is going to be weaker now the capital stock is the engine is the factory is the motor is all of the above for the economy and if it shrinking it produces alas the problem is the united states' economy in the recent years has been consuming its capital stock that's like burning furniture to heat the home according to a famous economist leunig for me says it's very counterproductive and i believe the fed is directly contributing to this capital consumption by keeping interest rates artificially low so that there is little incentive to say and the lack of savings implies a lack of investment not even enough reinvestment to cover or depreciation that's what's happening here the fed doesn't even seem to acknowledge
PBS
Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
hillary clinton said today russia and the u.s. will support new efforts to mediate peace. but clinton underscored that the u.s. still insists that president bashar assad leave power. she spoke today in northern ireland, a day after meeting with russian foreign minister sergei lavrov and the u.n. envoy for syria, lakhdar brahimi. >> we reviewed the very mr. brahimi had his own additional information to contribute about what he is hearing from sources inside syria and both minister lavrov and i committed to support a renewed push by brahimi and his team to work with all the stakeholders in syria to begin a political transition. meanwhile, rebels in syria made the damascus international airport an official battleground. they said it's a legitimate target and they urged civilians to stay clear. fighting near the airport and around the capital city has intensified in the past week. the latest amateur video showed street battles and a car set afire by a rocket attack. the exiled leader of hamas khaled meshaal entered gaza today for the first time. it was, in part, a show of defiance
RT
Dec 8, 2012 11:00am EST
mass destruction in the possession of another country. the u.s. and britain are increasingly building up a case against syria claiming it's preparing to use chemical weapons we look at whether the. go in syria. for the rebels aid could fall into the hands of radical islamists. plus a tragic turn in the coverage of the. suspected suicide of a now the focus of a frenzy which some say has gone too far. around the world on screen online international news and comment from the egyptian opposition's growing pressure on president morsi is starting to yield results following days of protests culminating in the tens of thousands strong march on the presidential palace this friday signs of a period that the islamist leader might give in to one of the key demands the controversial referendum on an islamic led constitution could be delayed but that still would not guarantee an end to the standoff is reported true explains. the president may see the referendum for spawn's here in egypt provided the opposition forces open dialogue with the presidents without preconditions which people see on the st
RT
Dec 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
thousands rally near the presidential palace on friday. tried and tested the u.s. and britain claim damascus is preparing chemical weapons for an attack as the two appeared to make the case for intervention looks at whether the lessons from the iraq war have been learned. and the media frenzy pushing britain's royal pregnancy story into overdrive as it speculation mounts over a nurses of a suspected suicide allegedly triggered by a prank call. in broadcasting live from our studios in central moscow this is r.t. but have you with us egypt's president could be about to yield a top position demands to postpone the referendum on the controversial new constitution reports are also emerging morsi is ready to amend the decree granting him sweeping executive powers that sparked the current outpouring of public anger hundreds of thousands marched on the presidential palace on friday but as journalist bill true explains the crisis remains far from being resolved. the president may see the referendum for spying here in egypt provided the opposition forces open dialogue with the president's wit
SFGTV2
Dec 8, 2012 3:30am PST
the u.s. marine corps, 20 members from the u.s. navy, 10 members the u.s. coast guard, where we will then partner with them and cross train them and use our techniques, reaching technical rescue and high and low rescue being demonstrated in display. we will also be having some of our u.s. navy personnel on ride-alongs with members on our ambulances, fire engines and trucks to continue with our cross training. so, it gives me great pride to be here to continue to serve as the fire chief, to welcome the military, and to say thank you to all of you. here's to an enjoyable fun-filled busy weekend. all the best, and thank you for your service. (applause) >> i wanted chief to tell you about that training. we first did it in 2010, search and rescue which we knew was a problem in haiti in the earth wake in the recovery. and like they say in san francisco, the fire department, we know how to do it, but when the big earthquake hits, we're all going to be victims and we want to make sure that anybody that potentially could come in to help dig us out knows how to do it. well, we trained some mar
RT
Dec 8, 2012 9:00am EST
u.s. and britain are increasingly building up a case against syria claiming it's preparing to use chemical weapons we'll look at whether the rug lesson has been learned. meanwhile the u.k. seeking to change the e.u. arms embargo on syria to step up help for the rebels despite fears they could fall into the hands of radical islam and. the tragic turn in the coverage of the u.k. royal pregnancy with the suspected suicide of a nurse and now the focus of a frenzy which some say has gone too far. you're watching are too good to have you with us they gyptian opposition is growing pressure on president morsi is starting to yield results following days of protests culminating in tens of thousands strong march on the presidential palace this friday signs appeared that the slum as leader might give in to one of the key demands a controversial referendum on an islamic led constitution could be delayed but that still would not guarantee an end to the standoff as cairo based reporter belt she explains. the president may see the referendum for spurns here in egypt provided the opposition forces
KICU
Dec 7, 2012 7:00pm PST
will exam the u.s. appeals decision in february that found proposition 8 unconstitutional. today, san francisco's city attorney says a shift in public opinion about same sex marriage since proáp prop 8 passed a few years ago. >> i could think of no other case to take up if it is going to take up a case, is this case. coming at a particularly optune time. >> reporter: the supreme court agreed to look at a new york case that found the federal defense marriage act denies legally married same sex couples the benefits. our coverage continues with patty lee live in san francisco with reaction from two key players and one couple that remains in limbo, patty? >> reporter: today's announcement caught a lot of people from off guard, same sex couples hoping to wed to pioneers briefly legalized it in the city. >> reporter: tom picked out items for his wedding to his lifelong partner but they have not set a date. they are waiting for the supreme court to make a decision on gay marriage that will effect them and millions of couples across the country. >> this means there say chance for an even gre
KRON
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm PST
>> a deadly crash in rural plus. disturbing details about a middle school teacher and the u.s. supreme court agrees to take up the issue of same-sex marriages. (male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >>pam: two people are dead in a head=on collision in eastern contra costa county. the horrific high speed accident near byron seen here in this sky7hd video from abc7news he took his own life after being arrested in a child molesting case. now we are learning more about the serious allegations against a middle bay. >> and backers and opponents of same sex marriages welcoming today's announcement that the u=s supreme court to rule on california's >> this is a case about fundamental fairness. >>pam: tonight at eight. the c-h-p is investigating a deadly crash in a rural part of the east county. two people. including a child. are dead. kron-4's j-r stone is here with the latest details. j.r.? >> this is a tragic this is a video from the bc 7 high- definition the news. this maker of mass, the blue sedan crossed over the center line. and the collisio
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 11:00am PST
. >>> you're in the "cnn newsroom." i'm joe johns. fredricka whitfield is off. u.s. investigators are looking into whether a man detained in egypt played a role in the attacks on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. egyptian authorities have detained muhammad abu ahmed. he's a well known jihadist who was released from prison after the downfall of former president hosni mubarak's regime.diotti i york. what do we know about the arrest of the aleng ledged terrorist suspect? >> he was picked up a couple weeks ago in ejimegyegypt. joous authorities suspect he may have been involved in the consulate attack in benghazi on september 11th that killed chris stephens and three other americans with direct knowledge of the investigation. the u.s. source tells me the fbi which is conducting the investigation, has not had access to him yet. the source says following the attack, ahmed very quickly popped up on their radar, so they have been looking at him for some time. the official would not comment on what led them to him. joe. >> so what do we know about this guy? he's a radical, certainly, and he's be
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 5:00am PST
, thank you. >>> on the list much issues the u.s. supreme court has taken on in recent years few are as contentious as the one the justices agreed on friday to consider same sex marriage. in a cbs news poll last month just over half of americans, 51% said same sex marriage should be legal. 41% said it should not. joining us is susan goldberg a professor at the columbia university law school. good morning. how important is what the supreme court has decided to do? >> this is enormously important. as the country is moving more and more to embracing the question, same sex couples right to marry the question is what does the law say about it and this is what the supreme court will tell us by the end of june. >> they are looking at two cases here. what are the specifics of those cases and what do you think they are going to be looking for within each? >> there are two cases, one involves a widow in new york who was faced with more than $300,000 tax bill because the government refused to recognize her marriage to her same sex partner. and the question there is whether the federal defensive ma
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
human spirit. >> commander of the u.s. military operation in the pacific, admiral samuel locklear spoke with pentagon reporters about north korea's plan to launch a satellite figure this one in violation of two u.n. security resolutions. he also talked about china's decision to the aircraft carrier in the obama administration shifted À la terry resources for the pacific region. this is a half-hour. >> well, good morning and allow hot. i am glad to be here to talk to you about the pacific command, where we are today to where we see ourselves heading in the future. since the last time i was here, we continue to move forward on the rebalanced initiative after as directed by president obama. the rebalanced rows on the strengths of the entire u.s. government, including policy, diplomacy, trade and of course security and that the area i work in. for me, the rebalanced has been and continues to be the strength of the relationships, adjusting our military posture and presents and employ new capacities to ensure we continue to effectively and efficiently contribute to the stability of the asia-
RT
Dec 8, 2012 3:30am EST
responsible i mean don't get me wrong there are a number of structural issues with the u.s. economy i don't want to assign one hundred percent of blame to the head but it's a nuff boy that the feds certainly needs to reevaluate what it's doing and to change tack now you could argue the opposite well gee john if you're so smart the fed should raise interest rates to an outrageous level no i'm not saying that at all i'm saying the fed should step back stop manipulating interest rates let the free market determine what level is a sensible level to clear out past malinvestment just stimulate savings and raise the savings rate and to rebuild the capital stock using new technology human ingenuity and move forward in a real way the way that america used to well that's pretty well set i can't really argue with you too much there when we talk about the antidote to the fed's manipulation of the economy of prices into their money printing some people say hey if you have currency needs to be tethered and some people suggest a commodity or gold earlier in this week i was talking to barry eichengreen he'
RT
Dec 8, 2012 8:00am EST
twitter page. britain has joined the u.s. in claims they have intelligence suggesting syria might be preparing to use chemical weapons well some countries have sent the use of such weapons would trigger a foreign military intervention the situation is increasingly drawing parallels to with the run up to the invasion of iraq ten years ago he has begun to form a u.s. state department chief of stuff lawrence wilkerson who is behind the report laying out the case for the iraq war we are the same what he thinks is next will syria and how justifiable the fear is opposite its chemical arsenal. i would be highly skeptical of any intelligence rendered by the one hundred forty plus billion dollar us intelligence community as to weapons of mass destruction in the possession of another country period i'm not violating any great confidence or any great prohibition in the intelligence community to tell you that we've known for years years that syria has chemical weapons stockpiles just as iraq had chemical weapons stockpiles for a while but the fact that president assad would be moving them around
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
rebuilding the infrastructure of the country. let's try time prove the competitiveness of u.s. industry and we have got to shift to more export and investment-led growth and away from residential investment and consumer spending. i think that's the overview of what he was saying in the campaign. and i think you are right, laura, that the only thick that we were arguing about was high income people's tax rates and should they go back to what they were in the 90's. that would be totally inadequate as a complete plan. i think in 2013, i wish we could do it before, but i think it's going to be 2013, i think we're going to sit down and they probably will hammer out something like a grand bargain. that would be a pretty big accomplishment. that will involve substantial -- will have to involve substantial spending cuts. >> we're not even talking about. republicans aren't making the case as far as i can tell for real spending cuts. i mean the president doesn't have to give in because is he not having to argue against anyone on those issues. dr. goolsbee it's great to see you as always. thanks so mu
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
to the supreme court to be more level headed and more royal to their boss, the u.s. constitution. >> both sides do agree on one thing. the fate will likely race on a californian who decides controversial cases. >> the swing vote is anthony kennedy from sacramento. >> i think he's our hope. >> high court we'll take a look at the constitutional of doma which shuts doubt benefits for same-sex marriage couples ruling foz both cases expected by june. >> thank you. >> defense of marriage act signed into law in 1996. in february, 2004, san francisco began)cuh issuing same-sex marriage licenses until an order to stop in march. in 2005 california legislature passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage. but waits vetoed by governor schwartzeneggar. three years later put to a vote. prop 8 passes banning same-sex marriage. and 2010, prop 8 ruled unconstitutional. >> we'll have more on the question at 6:00. let's move on to other news. a major road in eastern contra costa county is closed because of a fatal car crash. sky 7 is over the scene. you're looking at aftermath of a terrible head on c
PBS
Dec 7, 2012 7:00pm PST
up our bulletin for today. i'm patchari raksawong in bangkok. >>> u.s. labor department officials have released the latest jobs report. they say the employment situation improved in november. this is the first employment data after president barack obama was re-elected. the unemployment rate last month fell to 7.7% from 7.9% in october. the jobless rate has now been below 8% for three straight months. u.s. employers added 146,000 jobs in the nonfarm sector such as retail trade, professional, and business services and health care. that's more than economists had forecast. u.s. employers added 138,000 jobs in october. the officials of the labor department say hurricane sandy, which shook the country's east coast in late october, did not substantively impact the national unemployment estimates for november. >>> a legal battle between two smartphone giants, apple of the united states and samsung of south korea, rages on. the california federal district court has reopened the case over smartphone and other patents. the court has resumed a hearing before handing down its final ruling. b
RT
Dec 8, 2012 6:00pm EST
hundreds of thousands rallied near the presidential palace on friday. tried and tested the u.s. and britain claim damascus is preparing chemical weapons for an attack as it were to appear to make the case for an intervention whether the lessons from the iraq war have been won. and the media frenzy pushing britain's a pregnancy story into overdrive as speculation mounts over a suspected suicide allegedly triggered by a prank call. broadcasting live from our studios in central moscow this is r.t. glad to have you with us egypt's president has reportedly an older the controversial decree granting him sweeping powers beyond of the reach of the judiciary the declaration issued last month sparked violent protests across the country however the referendum on the new constitution drafted by the islamist led assembly is still scheduled to take place next saturday that is despite the document being rushed through by lawmakers as critics say not enough consultation took place this comes after hundreds of thousands marched on the presidential palace on friday journalist not true as the detail.
RT
Dec 8, 2012 6:00am EST
military have a history of doing those things in egypt or elsewhere. the u.s. is steadily approaching the fiscal cliff. do you know the fiscal cliff now do you think a lot of americans do you know you think most people are worried i think they are and i think that if i ignore it will go away but nothing's really going to change because the economy is like that you might think it will change but they're going to think about it the resident answer if americans are prepared to dive that's a hate. plus india declares a full scale war on a deadly rotavirus disease which kills the hundreds of thousands of children in the world promising a one dollar vaccine against a baby killer. looking to unite its own hands britain now wants to take the edge off the e.u.'s arms embargo against syria under and says it wants to help rebel groups more buy a greater aid and shipments of military gear that was our teaser sir for us reports the final recipients may not be the ones the u.k. has in mind. well the u.k. foreign office has confirmed this week britain is going to be thinking an amendment to the arms emb
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 3:00am PST
calling it the next roe v. wade. the issue the u.s. supreme court agreed to take on that will make history. >> all of those who argued for nonintervention because of the things that might happen have now happened because we failed to intervene. >>> when is enough enough? that is the question many are asking about syria as the death toll climbs and concerns mount over chemical weapons and some lawmakers are saying it is too late to stop mass destruction. >>> what is going on with netflix? another major blunder by the ceo. why he is being investigated by the ccc. >>> it is saturday, december 8th. good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. victor blackwell is off today. we start with a landmark decision by the supreme court. the justices decided to hear two ca cases. joe johns has a look. >> randi, after weeks of speculation the court decided to take up two cases on same-sex marriage. the first one about the defensive marriage act. windsor against the united states. they were married in toronto, canada, in 2007. spire died in 2007 in new york at a time when new york recognized same-sex m
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
about what their marriage is going to be. >> the u.s. supreme court has said it will hear both cases, both proposition 8 case affecting california, and the defense of marriage act affecting everybody in the country. we expect a decision by june. mark matthews abc 7 news. >> right now in the south play bai, police trying to contact the owner of a youth consignment lot. we first brought you the story last night at 11:00. car owners are converging on sunnyvale motors looking for answers. the lot has been empty since sunday. the owner cannot be found. sunnyvale motors sold cars for owner who's turned over their pink slips. >> the car we're keeping. >> 40,000. >> 40,000s sndz. >> yes. >> they're in disbelief. they can't believe they've got swindled. it's sad listening to their story autos a mechanic says cars were towed off the lot on friday. the tow truck company told abc 7 news they're taken to auction. no charges have yet been filed against the owner. >> the police officer union says the department riched a dipping point.7)÷ >> saying the city is losing more experienced officers than
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am EST
her u.s. government to change the way it has done business for 30 years because a lot of the strategic and current imperatives drive our security. how do you actually play the right role of engaging your? it's not naÏvely giving money to liberal groups and things like this are not having a strategy. i do believe that this is a significant test inside of egypt. it's an encouraging sign, and i think, this is my prediction and were rob and others may disagree, is that it's going to force islamist political parties at least elements of the to change their ideology, if the system remains open and that's the big if, if there's a big debate i don't see it going backwards in terms of the diversity we see in egypt as large as it is it's hard for me to imagine that going backwards. >> okay, we are going to move to our closing remarks and we're going to go in reverse order, so bret, you can have two minutes to make a final plea. >> yeah, in 1979 jean kirkpatrick wrote an influential article, dictatorships and double standards, in which it was argued what is now i guess the paley a meal
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2012 9:00am PST
nbc news they have a man in their custody they believe is connected to the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi on september 11th and killed four americans including ambassador chris stephens. according to an e judicial source the man is identified as being in his late 30s. he is known to egyptian intelligence officials for his connections in the past with extremist groups in egypt and libya and his connections with groups in afghanistan and iraq. after the country's revolution he managed to escape from a prison where he was being held. it was shortly afterwards he emerged on this scene for egyptian intelligence officials who say he began trading in arms between libya into egypt and then ultimately onto gaza. right now there's no indication what role he may have played precisely in the attack on the u.s. consulate. he is being held in egyptian custody. there were some conflicting reports as to when he was actually detained. some suggested he was arrested on friday morning. there were other reports suggesting he had been arrested several weeks ago. right now he remains in
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 10:00am PST
band aid on the problem and the u.s. lost its aaa credit rating in the process. i warned you about the economic storm headed our way, partly because of europe and partly because of this fiscal cliff. i also told you about an american economic renaissance that could be just ahead. just beyond the storm clouds. the fiscal cliff is fixable. every day washington fails to make a deal, more damage is being done. john king, ken rogath is the former chief economist at the international monetary fund and diane swonk joins us from mezro financial. john, some people say don't sweat it. the threat of going over the fiscal cliff is overblown. it will get done in an 11th hour deal. as you read the politics at play, what do you see? >> both sides digging in. you played the president saying, i want that rate hike. the republicans say we'll give you the revenues but not through a rate hike. the president believes he won the election and he upped the ante saying he wants twice as much in tax revenues than he wanted a year and a half ago. the president believes he has higher ground under this. i thin
Comedy Central
Dec 7, 2012 7:00pm PST
" is stephen colbert running for the u.s. senate. huffington post, stephen colbert for senate. role call, south carolina for stephen colbert. "new york post", are we ready for senator colbert? (cheers and applause) are we ready? well, i get it i get it i know when i look at the u.s. senate. i say to myself, you know what they could use, another white guy. (laughter) so i want you to take to the twitters, okay, take to the twitters. i want you to tweet@nikki-- ask nikki haley why she should appoint me to the u.s. is senate with the hashtag senator colbert. (cheers and applause) s that-- that feels right. now of course we all know jim demint leaves some big shoes to fill. then again-- (cheers and applause) but i'm not surprised that the people want me to have this honor. i've been honored in so many ways. in lego form, in ice cream, in space station treadmill, as a plush hockey mascot. which of course let me realize my dream of having drunk townies throw beer cans at me. but now the ultimate honor has come. being immortallized at madame tussaud's wax museum. they-- i know, i know, it'
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2012 6:00pm EST
been a career army officer for a period in the u.s. army and served in world war ii and korea and later became a hospital administrator. >> so you say conservative, orthodox conservative reform? >> right in the middle. >> did you fight in the 1967 war? >> i was a kid. >> you were a kid. did you fight any war? >> i fought in a couple of them, yes. i fought in the lebanon war. i was quite involved in the lebanon war. i served in the israeli paratroopers. i was in the israeli special forces. >> what year? >> june 1982. wars in the middle east occurred in june, almost to the day. it's probably a good war- fighting weather. i was among the first forces to -- of israeli forces to enter the city of beirut in june 1982. my actual unit was decimated in an ambush and we ended up being attached to all sorts of other units for the duration of the war. later on, i became one of the few israelis to be a veteran of the gulf war. in a period just before the outbreak of the gulf war, i was assigned as a strategic liaison between the army and the u.s. fleet. in the book, i went out that israel had repeat
RT
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm EST
you what it isn't just a moment. be careful what you tax police departments here in the u.s. want permission to store all of your text messages for a two year period is this just another sign of big brother going too far. as congress and the president picker over upcoming fiscal cliff decisions many inside the beltway say the path to a stable u.s. economic future can be fanned found in the bowl simpson's plan coming up five things you should know that's included in the plan. it's friday december seventh eight him in washington d.c. mega lopez and you're watching our team. right will we begin tonight in egypt where demonstrations against the newly elected president mohamed morsi have continued to grow the unrest in egypt is now well into its third week and if you think you are seeing deja vu with the protests playing out in tucker square you're right once again the demonstrations are becoming very violent very quickly as many as six people were killed last night in the clashes and now all of this is over the near absolute power president morsi has claimed last month when he was try
PBS
Dec 7, 2012 4:30pm PST
a four year low as u.s. businesses add 146,000 jobs in november. we look behind the numbers. >> tom: i'm tom hudson. we meet the c.e.o.'s of three small businesses hiring right now. what they do and why they're looking for help. >> susie: and house speaker boehner accuses president obama of wasting another week in the fiscal cliff negotiations. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> susie: the job market is proving to be surprisingly resilient. american employers hired 146,000 workers in november, much more than expected. and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7%, the lowest level since december of 2008. as erika miller reports, that wasn't the only surprise in today's report. >> reporter: almost no one on wall street saw this good news coming. there was every reason to think hiring would be weak last month. after all, many parts of the east coast are still recovering from devastation caused by superstorm sandy. >> i think the most likely explanation here is sandy's impact was significant but was so short-lived that it didn't extend to the sample period of the employment report
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
at least four u.s. supreme court justices agreed that the court should hear arguments on whether prop 8 is constitutional and will supporters have legal standing, that is a legal standing to argue it in court. both sides are happy the high court is taking the case but for different reasons. mike is live with what we can expect. >> the u.s. supreme court has put itself in a position for what will be a historical civil rights movement and it will come nines years after litigation here in california. justices will now decide whether gays can get married in california. both sides of the prop 8 debate say they're looking forward to the legal arguments. >> when a child sees a married man and woman walking down the street on the sidewalk, they know that that's the real deal. should proposition 8 be upheld, of course it should. >> it will be the fight of our lives, it's been the fight of our lives today, terry stewart joins the city attorney in expressing gratitude to the high court. >> and i can think of no better case for it to take up if it is going to take up a case than this case. i
KICU
Dec 7, 2012 11:30pm PST
over same-sex marriage in california is now headed to the highest court. the u.s. supreme court said it will take up the issue deciding the legality of california's ban on same-sex marriage. it was approved in 2008 but lower courts ruled it was unconstitutional. we have team coverage. ktvu's eric rasmussen on how the supreme court is at a historic cross roads. but we begin in san francisco, today's decision leaves many people with mixed decisions. >> reporter: i talked with dozen of people tonight and there was a huge range of emotions, excitement, concern and also some confusion. >> reporter: holiday lights lights and friday night crowds but ask people on the street and many are away that today's decision could change lives and history. >> great idea. we need decide. so this is a great idea. >> matter of basic rights. >> reporter: today's decision means that same-sex couples in couple must put marriage plans on hold again. they plan to marry next fall in new york. >> we would have been exchanging vows and celebrating our love and commitment next week but with this decision it i
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